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Galaxy S11 design to almost be as tall as Sony Xperia 1

Galaxy S11 design to almost be as tall as Sony Xperia 1

Samsung may have checked off almost all the must-haves in smartphone screens. Well, almost all of them. It still has to deliver a now-trendy 90 Hz or 120 Hz refresh rate and a true in-screen camera that doesn't have a visible hole. That may still happen next year with the Galaxy S11 but there's no certainty of that. What may be certain, at least based on this very early leak, is that it could be taller than any Samsung phone so far, almost but not quite as tall as the Sony Xperia 1.

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Sony’s 360-degree audio tech will arrive for 1,000 songs this fall

Sony’s 360-degree audio tech will arrive for 1,000 songs this fall

Sony's previously announced 360 Reality Audio will arrive for around 1,000 songs this fall, the company has announced. Sony first detailed this technology during CES 2019, introducing the world to what it described as a new music experience that is more immersive by putting listeners within a 3D sound field. Behind the new capability lies object-based spatial audio technology.

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Sony brings its 3D imaging tech to microscopes to help save lives

Sony brings its 3D imaging tech to microscopes to help save lives

Sony is perhaps best known for a wide range of electronics including TVs, the PlayStation, and, of course, cameras. All of these, though varied, have one underlying theme: faithfully and correctly reproducing and efficiently transmitting visual data. At CEATEC 2019, Sony wants to demonstrate its pursuit of delivering social value through its technologies in light of the Society 5.0 thrust. It turns out, it indeed already has the technologies need not only to better the human condition but also save lives.

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Razer Raion controller brings big mechanical buttons to PS4, PC

Razer Raion controller brings big mechanical buttons to PS4, PC

Razer calls their Razer Raion controller a "fightpad" because it's aimed primarily for games that aim for the KO. There's a fighting game community in this larger gaming community in which we live, and this controller's aimed at that crew of fight-friendly gamers specifically. The controller's functionality is made specifically for PlayStation 4 and PC.

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PlayStation 5 might get a PSVR headset of its own

PlayStation 5 might get a PSVR headset of its own

Yesterday, Sony confirmed a lot of new details about the PlayStation 5, perhaps most importantly stating that the console will be out in time for the holiday 2020 season. While Sony has been mostly quiet on its plans for VR in the future, it looks like the PlayStation 5 might have an accompanying next-generation PSVR coming along with it.

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PlayStation 5’s controller is in for some big changes

PlayStation 5’s controller is in for some big changes

Slowly but surely, Sony is beginning to release more details about its next console, which was confirmed as the PlayStation 5 today. While lead architect Mark Cerny hasn't been super specific about the console and we still haven't seen it in the flesh yet, we learned some exciting things about Sony's next-generation console today. Some of those things, interestingly enough, have nothing to do with the console itself, but rather with its controller.

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Sony Xperia 8 is good news your next smartphone

Sony Xperia 8 is good news your next smartphone

The Sony Xperia 8 was revealed today for Japan - but it's good news for you, too. Even if you're living in the United States and will never see this smartphone in person, nor (of course) hold this phone in your hand - it's good news. Because with this phone we have confirmation that Sony hasn't given up hope in the smartphone business, regardless of their less-than-great performance over the last several years. With this release, we also see that Sony's taking on a more focused approach - a smart approach.

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PlayStation 5 release confirmed for holiday 2020: What we know

PlayStation 5 release confirmed for holiday 2020: What we know

More details about the next PlayStation landed today, including two big ones: its official name and the release window that Sony is targeting. Sony revealed today that the next PlayStation will indeed be called the PlayStation 5, and while that's probably an obvious decision given the naming convention Sony has to stuck to for the past 20 years, it's good to have that official confirmation nonetheless.

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare PS4 Pro bundle on the way

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare PS4 Pro bundle on the way

The next Call of Duty game is on the horizon, and in the lead up to Modern Warfare's release, Sony has announced that it's putting together a PS4 Pro bundle centered around the game. It isn't rare to see such a thing, as Sony often announces bundles for big-name titles, whether those games are its own or are coming from third-party publishers.

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PlayStation 4 update 7.00 to make gaming more social, more mobile

PlayStation 4 update 7.00 to make gaming more social, more mobile

There exists a stereotype that gamers are loners that lock themselves up in the darkness of their rooms, their faces glued to their screens and hands twitching rapidly on keyboards and mice or controllers. That couldn't be farther from the truth, considering how gamers love both competitive and cooperative play with their peers. The Internet has made that even more accessible, reaching to gamers from other parts of the world. With the latest update coming to the console, PS4 owners can enjoy an expanded social circle, even when they play away from their PlayStations.

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Sony A9 II mirrorless camera arrives with better speeds, connectivity

Sony A9 II mirrorless camera arrives with better speeds, connectivity

Sony has taken the wraps off its Sony Alpha A9 II, a mirrorless camera featuring a full-frame 24.2-megapixel CMOS sensor, the company's updated BIONZ X image processor, support for creating voice memos, and more. The model is suitable for a range of professionals, including everyone from photojournalists to sports photographers.

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New Death Stranding trailer is pure post-Konami Hideo Kojima madness

New Death Stranding trailer is pure post-Konami Hideo Kojima madness

Aside from The Last of Us Part 2, Hideo Kojima's Death Stranding is probably the most anticipated game on the way to the PlayStation 4. Death Stranding will certainly be out earlier than The Last of Us Part 2, in any case, and with release on the horizon, Sony is priming its marketing engine. Today, the company published a new promo for Death Stranding, so you may see the trailer embedded below on TV at some point between now and release.

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